Inspired by nature
An upcoming book titled “The Shark’s Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation” includes an interview with Mohsen Kavehrad, the W.L. Weiss Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering.
Author Jay Harman interviewed Kavehrad on a paper he published through a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency/Air Force Research Laboratory project.
“We had discovered the dolphin chirps look like a wavelet waveforms we used to transmit optical pulses through clouds,” Kavehrad said in an email. “The book is meant to encourage people to get inspirations from nature to imagine and invent.”
Kavehrad is director of the National Science Foundation Industry and University Cooperative Research Center on Optical Wireless Applications and the Center for Information and Communications Technology Research.
The book is due out as a hardcover and audiobook in June.
More on Kavehrad’s work can be found here.